Stellenbosch is South Africa’s second oldest town and one of the best preserved from the founding days of the Cape Colony. In the impressive Dorp Museum in the old town center you can visit various Cape Dutch houses from different eras. Get familiarised with the change in the colonialists’ lifestyle over the centuries – the mechanical shower from the Victorian days is unforgettable! Nowadays, Stellenbosch has some 50,000 inhabitants and is the center of the wealthy wine-growing area of the Cape. The town is home to one of the most famous universities of South Africa, which includes an oincological (wine-growing) department.
Wine & Food
City of Oaks
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Places: Cape Town (3 days) → Winelands (2) → Little Karoo (Oudtshoorn) (1) → Garden Route (3) → Eastern Cape Game Parks (3) → Port Elizabeth (1)
Tour Highlights: Wine Tasting, Contemporary Cosmopolitan Culture, Winelands and Wine Farms, Stellenbosch and Franschhoek Valleys, Wine Estates...